MESSAGES 2014 :: SEPTEMBER 12, 2014


Governor's School Hosts Informational Meetings Statewide
The North Carolina Governor's School is hosting 15 informational meetings statewide. These meetings will offer important information to students, parents and school representatives about the Governor's School program/experience and the processes for application, nomination and selection. More information is available on the Governor’s School website at

Fall Tuition Awards Available for Special Education Teachers
Limited fall tuition awards are available for special education teachers working toward meeting provisional license requirements. Under this tuition program, employed bachelor-level special education teachers with a provisional license may receive the actual cost of tuition for one approved fall course to cover up to $140 per semester hour as long as they earn a final grade of "B" or higher. These costs are paid by the Exceptional Children Division on a reimbursement basis. If the tuition is above the $140 per semester hour rate, it will be the responsibility of the recipient to pay the difference. These awards are made on a first-come, first-served basis as long as federal grant funds are available. Copies of this application packet are available to download at

New Page on NC Council Holocaust Website Features Traveling Plays
The North Carolina Council on the Holocaust, provides a number of resources to state educators and administrators to assist them in teaching about the Holocaust. A new page is available on the organization’s website that highlights several short plays based on the Holocaust experience of young people. To learn more about these plays and how to bring them to a school or community, please visit


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